State legislators will likely expand the state's Amber Alert system for missing children to include alerts for missing senior citizens.
Texas could soon have a new system in place to help locate the approximately 900 senior citizens who are reported missing statewide each year.
The state House is expected to consider a bill Monday to create a so-called "Silver Alert" system to inform the public when older people with mental impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease, are lost.
The Senate already has passed the bill unanimously.
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